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PBS
Dec 13, 2011 3:00pm PST
approval of the hotly debated keystone oil pipeline to run from can did to texas. house majority leader eric cantor argued that's about cleating jobs. >> the president said he wants to make sure that we create jobs, and he wants to be there for the middle class. that's what this bill does. tens of thousands of jobs if not more. >> brown: democrats like new york's charles rangel insisted republicans are in effect holding the payroll tax cut hostage hostage to the pipeline. >> let's get rid of all the pipeline language. let's do what the bill is supposed to do, and let's not put in something that could impede the passage. >> brown: president obama had delayed a decision on the keystone pipeline until 2013. today a white house statement said he would veto the republican bill if it gets to his desk. that seemed unlikely though since senate democrats served notice they'd block the house republican measure first. in addition to the pipeline provision, democrats opposed financing the bill by raising medicare premiums for wealthier seniors and extending a pay freeze for federal workers for anot
MSNBC
Dec 13, 2011 6:00am PST
, the court will rule on the president's health care law, congressional redistricting, at least in texas which would impact who controls congress and now the arizona law. a challenge to california's same-sex marriage ban still waits in the wings. >>> we may debate whether this is an activist court. it's certainly an active court. >>> former vice president dick cheney is stopping short of jumping on the gingrich bandwagon but told cnn he's not surprised his former colleague in the house has managed to fight his way to the top. >> we came to congress together at the same time. '78. and when newt showed up, he said, we can become the majority. we can take back the house of representatives. we hadn't had the house since the 1940s. and initially none of us believed it. but he was persistent and tenacious. he kept it up and kept tup and kept it up and finally by '94, he's the newly elected speaker of the house of representatives with a republican majority. so i wouldn't underestimate him. >> former pennsylvania congressman bob walker is a gingrich adviser. he served as deputy whip while gingrich was
FOX
Dec 13, 2011 4:30am PST
that is because they speed up approval for a controversial pipeline in texas it is just one safety violation found at head starts across the country that is according to a report out today by the health and human services department. >>> the president and al-maliki paid respects with a wreathe laying. the two leaders met at the white house to make a dedication to their relationship. >> people can resolve their differences peacefully through their democratic process. >> he has delivered a formal request for the unmanned surveillance drone and they are not hopeful iran will comply. they were captured by iran's forces and they say they are close to recovering data from the drone. >>> defense secretary leon panetta said he will visit from an eight month civil war. leon panetta wants to help as the people take back their country. the defense secretary plans amidst ongoing violence and clashes with troops right near tripoli's airport, they will resolve their differences. >>> they are safe after a dramatic rescue. a crowd of people watched as the frightening scene unfolded. take a look at that scaffoldin
NBC
Dec 13, 2011 12:00pm EST
canada to texas. speaker john boehner predicts the bill will pass with bipartisan support. still to come, think it's staying at home makes your kid out here? it may, but what about you? a new study of the benefits of working outside home. plus, a warning regarding the 20 hcg diet -- the trendy hcg diet. >> a storm system is approaching from the west. we will find out the rain in the insta-weather-plus forecast. 49 degrees at b.w.i. marshall. 50 at the inner harbor. >> john perdue from valley view farms is here to answer your plant and gardening questions. alert,"day's "consumer if you thought you missed out on the holiday free shipping offers come here is a present for you. nearly all of the retailers who offered the promotions will the end that deal on or in the days leading up to december 30 trade that is a few days later than normal. many will offer expedited shipping promotions until december 22. vending -- help the option that vending machines in seattle, washington may be good for kids but are bad for business. the move has cut into profits that paper student programs. >> at roosev
CSPAN
Dec 13, 2011 7:00am EST
. this is from "the new york times" editorial. and john, independent from texas. caller: i have been unemployed for about eight and a half months, and this situation is just ridiculous. they claim the economy is better here in texas, it is a bold face life. the few jobs that are available are part time walmart-type jobs. i've got a college degree. i graduated from college 16 years ago. i am getting $828 a month in unemployment. and these republicans want you to think people are sponging? try sponging off of 829 -- $820 a month in a high-cost area. the local chamber of commerce brag about how great it is to live here in the valley. if you are making $80,000, it is reasonable cost of living. but if you are barely scraping by at 20,000, it is barely. and perry greeting somebody jobs, that is upsurged. the jobs are just not here. let me tell you this, my last job was working at the local work force office. we are the ones who are supposed to help people find jobs. i can tell you the real honest unemployment rate is much higher than what they are reporting and has been for years. it has not been --
CBS
Dec 13, 2011 4:00am EST
approval for work on a controversial oil pipeline to carry oil from canada to texas. >>> in a letter released this morning, newt gingerich will pledge to run a clean campaign and stay away from personal attacks telling supporters and staff, quote, it is critical the republican nominee emerge from this primary season unblooded so he or she can make the case against president obama from a position of strength. but it was a different story on monday when he and mitt romney squabbled over money they've made outside of politics. >> reporter: mitt romney and newt gingerich got personal monday while campaigning in new hampshire. the top contenders for the republican presidential nomination challenged each other to return millions made outside of politics. romney first called on gingerich to give back the an estimate dollars $1.6 million that he made to provide advice to freddie mac. that drew a quick response from gingerich. if governor romney would like to give back all the money he's earned from bankrupting companies and laying off employees, i'll be glad to listen to him. and i'll bet yo
NBC
Dec 13, 2011 4:00am PST
expectations following a similar move last week by texas instruments. resource stocks tumbled. oil fell and copper prices plummeted to a near two-week low. alcoa and exxonmobil were hit hard. elsewhere, diamond foods plunged on an investigation into its payments to walnut farmers. vulcon materials rocketed after martin marietta bid to buy the company for $4.7 billion in stock. turns out home sales data was inflated for years. figures will be lowered all the way back to 2007. it's estimated the national association of realtors overstated 2010 home sales by at least 15%. and finally, a rare 1787 gold brasher de plume, the first american-made dollar coin minted by a goldsmith who was george washington's neighbor has been sold for $7.4 million. >>> coming up, pink slip day in the nfl. plus, the seahawks butt heads with the rams in monday night football. your early morning sports headlines are straight ahead. >>> the cold and the rainy storm system in the desert southwest is headed for the central u.s. your forecast is coming up. you're watching "early today." >>> good morning. if you're jus
FOX
Dec 13, 2011 5:00am EST
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CBS
Dec 13, 2011 4:30am PST
a provision to require work on a controversial oil pipeline from canada to texas. that's opposed by the white house and senate democrats. >>> federal deficit appears to be shrink. how about that? according to congressional estimates, the government is on track to run a deficit below $1 trillion for the first time in four years. still, those numbers could change if congress extends the payroll tax cut and long-term unemployment benefits by the end of the month. >>> 4:40. now who is back? >> this guy just doesn't work enough. >> hello. >> he is back on the morning show. >> what's going on, guys? >> nice tie. >> you like that, huh? >> what is that? >> this is rudolph the red- nosed reindeer. >> and the island of mr. toys, abominable snowman. i break them all out at this time of the year. folks, it's very frosty around the bay area this morning out the door. the valleys look at cold temperatures again, some numbers down into the 20s in the santa rosa area, freezing now in napa, 31 in fairfield, 34 in livermore. patchy fog in the valleys early on. the system that brought us showers yesterday is sa
ABC
Dec 13, 2011 5:00am EST
to texas we did from canada to texas. >>> the iraqi leader will urge the u.s. business community to look at investments and trade opportunities available in iraq. yesterday he and president obama placed agreed at the tomb of the unknown soldier at arlington national to honor the and thousands of troops killed in the u.siraq owar. >>> iran reports that iranian experts are in the final stages of recovering data from the u.s. drone with stealth technology that malfunction. u.s. officials are trying to pressure iran into returning it. >>> 5:18. first lady michelle obama can take some credit for helping set a new world record. she joined 300,000 people participated in the 24-hour or jumping jacks activity in october. they shattered their old record. 20,000 people was the old record. this was part of her fitness initiative for children. >>> what is the best sports game of the year? >> , rob nelson has wan expert opinion. >> modern warfare 3 has earned $1 billion in sales in 16 days. last year's quality game was the best-selling video game of all time. now all but one is well on its way to topp
FOX News
Dec 12, 2011 10:00pm PST
of entry coming from juarez to el paso or renosa to mcallen, texas. but this is the main argue in the favor of this. this is in the middle of an extremely remote area. a very small village on the mexican side. otherwise, you have literally hundreds of miles of no basically habitation on the u.s. side. it's not a place where lots of traffic is going to come true. not a place even the makes sense for drug smuggleer ospeople smugglers to cross because on the other side you have the national park servic service. they are watching their own land. less likely place for a real smuggleer to want to come through. >> greta: are you telling me it doesn't make sense if you are a drug smallerring in juarez to move your operation to this point, honor system point that once you through through the honor system there is no way to get to a market to sell your drugs? is that the explanation on the other side of this? >> the sad reality of the texas boarder in particular and i saw this with the helicopter unit of the custom and border protection in mcallen, texas, you can get through anywhere. smugglers have
FOX News
Dec 13, 2011 1:00pm PST
romney, the c.e.o. who expanded in texas but isn't looking to the governor of texas. [ mujahid ] there was a little bit of trepidation, not quite knowing what the next phase was going to be, you know, because you been, you know, this is what you had been doing. you know, working, working, working, working, working, working. and now you're talking about, well you know, i won't be, and i get the chance to spend more time with my wife and my kids. it's my world. that's my world. ♪ >> neil: all right. we are in sioux city, aye iowa, doing shows today, tomorrow, thursday the big day itself. people are weighing in on this contest, the debate featuring the major candidates ahead of the caucuses three weeks from today. can you believe that? the guy that runs ck restaurants, hardees, he surprised a lot of people when he moved a lot of jobs and expansion out of california into texas at the time when i chatted with him, it looked like rick perry was the reason and the guy. turns out, andy, yore actually supporting mitt romney. am i right on that? >> you're absolutely right. i think mitt
ABC
Dec 13, 2011 4:30am EST
with texas governor rick perry at saturday night's bet.10,000 >> it is an outrage that he raising the issue, so i put an outrageous number on the table. >> mitt romney campaigned in new .ampshire yesterday >>> poll showed that new lead.ch is increasing his time limits in. newt gingrich and jon huntsman everythingirtually during debate. >>> it is 31 degrees. >> coming up,, lady gaga will be making a return to our area. dinnerrmal given ton has been this angle. given ton has been this angle. and brings in the cold. because of our economy, millions more will feel that chill than ever before. they're the forgotten ones. the big boys have abused the system to enrich only themselves, while workers are still hurting. it could be a layoff after 22 years of working for the same company. or choorosing between food and heat for a s ak child. or after working your whole life, you don't have what you need to stay warm. you played by the rules, but who changed them? even though oil prices are soaring to record levels, in washington, fuel aid for the poor was cut in half. citizens energy asked big oil com
ABC
Dec 13, 2011 12:00pm EST
more freedom. for everyone. >>> investigators in texas are questioning three deer hunters after a couple of students were shot. investigators were not say whether the shootings were accidental or intentional. the hunters have not been arrested. >>> parents call a miracle recovery. it has been a week since a model suffered a horrific injury. the propeller slashed into her face and cut off her left hand. she could lose her on. but her parents are focusing on her remarkable progress. she is able to raise both high rose. that does not sound like a duck but they were worried about a nerve on one side -- like a big deal, but they were worried about inner on one side. >>>>> this morning, ray lahood had a simple and sincere message. >> drive sober or get pulled over. >> he announced the kickoff of the holiday drunk driving crackdown. officials ruled that a new ad campaign to try to prevent drunken drivers. they also announced new statistics. then driving fatalities declined last year for the fifth straight year. on december 2010, 415 people across the country died as a result of drunk d
CSPAN
Dec 13, 2011 10:00am EST
will be introduced tomorrow with my colleague and friend, congressman ted poe from texas, the chief republican co-sponsor. it builds on current united states efforts, not by increasing funds. make no mistake. i hope we do increase the investment around the globe. but right now this legislation will increase effectively, transparency and accountability. given the strains on federal resources and the depth of the need, it is essential we target our efforts as efficiently as possible. the water for the world act gives the state department and usaid tools to leverage investments. it helps elevate positions within the agency to coordinate diplomatic policy and implement country-specific water strategies. the house foreign operations appropriations subcommittee, under the leadership of kay granger and nita lowey, have done the best they can in this difficult budget climate with resources for poor people with water around the world. now, congress needs to step up to make sure that these precious resources are used as effectively as possible. i sincerely hope my colleagues will join congressman poe and m
ABC
Dec 13, 2011 4:00am PST
of the same was taking place in texas, where about 100 protesters linked arms at the port of houston. they forced cars and trucks to stop, before police arrested 20 people. the coordinated effort was billed as shutdown wall street on the waterfront. organizers say they're sending a message that their movement is not over.iran's pre >>> iran's president is taking his usual defiant stance over that u.s. drone. earlier in the day, the white house officially asked for that aircraft to be returned. but mahmoud ahmadinejad later claimed that iranian experts were close to recovering data from the drone's intelligence gathering systems. and says that plane is not going anywhere. >>> let's look at weather across the nation on this tuesday morning. up to 2 1/2 feet of mountain snow in the southern rockies. morning showers in southern california. all-day rain around phoenix and albuquerque. and from dallas to oklahoma city, kansas city and des moines. a wintry mix from denver to sioux falls and duluth. and some morning fog in the pacific northwest. >> 37 in seattle. 54 in sacramento. and near 6
CBS
Dec 13, 2011 7:00am PST
's the real problem. the house bill would force the approval of the keystone pipeline from canada to texas. it's a construction project which the president has efebtively put on hold past the election because of objections by environmentalists by sending it back for further review. the president has said that he would reject a bill with the pipeline provision in it, reject really means veto, if it actually passed and came to him. >> yeah, certainly a very contentious project. obviously, you have jobs, energy, the environment all wrapped up in that project. bill, what are the chances that a deal gets done between the president and congress before they're supposed to go on break later this week? >> well, don't buy those tickets just yet. probably not by the week's end. i mean, the leadership in both houses has told members that they are likely to be in session this weekend. the senate will probably vote on the bill, which the house is expected to pass today, just to show that it can't pass the senate with the pipeline provision in it. then some time later this week or this weekend, the two house
CSPAN
Dec 13, 2011 1:00pm EST
two minutes to another hardworking member of the freshman class, the gentleman from bryan, texas, mr. flores. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for two minutes. mr. dreier: 1/2 -- 2 1/2 minutes. the speaker pro tempore: 2 1/2 minutes. mr. flores: mr. speaker, i'm here to talk about options for american middle-class jobs and american energy security. i want to talk about two real-world examples that highlights the differences between president obama's plan and the g.o.p. plan for america's job creators. option a is obama's plan. option b is the g.o.p. plan. here are the examples. under option a, solyndra. option b, the keystone x.l. pipeline. how many part-time jobs were created under option a? 1,000. they've come and gone. under keystone x.l. pipeline, over 20,000. how many full-time jobs from solyndra? none. they're gone. how many full-time jobs from option b, the keystone x.l. pipeline? thousands. what did option a do for americans' improvement energy security? nothing. how about for option b? yes, we get improved american energy security. reduce demand for midd
CSPAN
Dec 13, 2011 5:00pm EST
. the pipes would be part of the keystone oil pipeline which is a project running from canada to texas. the president has said that he would veto this bill, extending unemployment and his tax holiday if this keystone jobs bill was put in it. mr. president, this is about creating jobs. please join us. also, they said that the state department may have to say no because this is the same department that back in june testified before our committee that they could have the decision made on this pipeline and permitted by -- well, the decision made on this pipeline by december 31. the environmental studies have been there for months. this application has been with the state department for 3 1/4 years. the state department has everything they need to make a correct recommendation for the president, and i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the time of the gentleman has expired. members are again reminded to direct their comments to the chair. the gentleman from california. mr. waxman: mr. speaker, i'm pleased at this time to yield to the man who's going to be the chairman of the health subco
KRON
Dec 12, 2011 5:00pm PST
. in houston texas, some demonstrators were arrested when they tried to shut down the port here. >>catherine: court officials say that they never succeeded in fully shooting down the port. what you are looking at live is the march by protesters towards the port of oakland. stay with kron4, we will have updates throughout the night and our coverage continues on our web sites, kron4,. >>jaqueline: the rain has largely come to an end. mostly clear conditions. showers will continue to move south of us. carry an umbrella with you. schering- plough--sfo giving one-tenth of an inch of rain. as the system moves out tonight, clear skies. we will have the possibility of freezing fog in the north bay. we will see areas of localized fog with moisture on the ground it temperatures will cause freezing fog. officials here is a look at tomorrow morning's temperatures. >>grant: it temperatures are low compared to where they usually are at this time of year. we have seen a 3.68 in. of rain. so far this year, 1.47. things are not much better in oakland. normally in oakland, he would have a little over 6 in.. t
NBC
Dec 13, 2011 9:00am EST
-old texas woman who walked into the spinning propeller of an airplane. well, a little over a week after that accident, it's still touch-and-go for the aspiring model's recovery, but new details are emerging that suggest lauren is on the road to recovery.éngz >> wanted to let you know that we are starting a pumpkin carving contest on "lolo" magazine. >> reporter: just ten days after the propeller accident that left her critically injured, aspiring model and fashionista lauren scruggs is showing remarkable signs of recovery. on monday, her family posted a new blog entry online with hopeful news, saying "praise the lord, lauren's pain is much more manageable today. she has been eating some of her favorite foods today, sweet potatoes and hard boiled eggs." and probably the most encouraging news yet, her deeply religious parents write, "lauren was able to walk on her own today, such a miracle!" >> i am lauren scruggs with "lolo" mag, and -- >> reporter: the 23-year-old fashion blogger has a passion for flying. a week ago saturday, she flew over dallas in a single-engine plane with a friend
PBS
Dec 12, 2011 6:00pm PST
in texas are among the last to return home from iraq. the families of the returning soldiers are waiting anxiously, just a few kilometers away. amongst them, lori henley and her children. >> we are so excited. it has been a long year. there's nothing as exciting as knowing that they are coming home to stay this time. ♪ >> it has been 10 long months since sergeant troy saw his wife and children. >> feels good to be back home. no complaints. ready to get home, now. >> president barack obama promise to put an end to the iraq war as soon as possible as part of his campaign. >> today, i can report that as promised, the rest of our troops in iraq will come home by the end of the year. after nearly nine years, america pause war in iraq will be over. >> nearly 4000 u.s. troops lost their lives in the war. the campaign cost washington more than $1 trillion. no weapons of mass destruction were found in the country. the united states public's opinion of the war in iraq has changed significantly. >> polls show that the average american, across the board, more than two-thirds now believe it was a m
NBC
Dec 12, 2011 5:30pm PST
health care law and how texas and other states carve up districts for their seats in congress, the justices today jumped into another controversial issue animating the presidential campaign. how much power states have to control illegal immigration. >> power to the people! >> reporter: the court will consider whether parts of arizona's strict new law blocked by the lower courts go too far. >> it's about every state grappling with the cost of illegal immigration and it's about the fundamental principles of federalism. >> reporter: one provision now on hold required police to check the immigration status of anyone they suspected might be in the country illegally. immigrant groups called it racial profiling and the obama administration sued, saying it violated the constitution by straying into an area that's a federal responsibility. but since arizona acted, five other states have passed tough immigration laws of their own. alabama, georgia, indiana, south carolina and utah. all say the federal government isn't adequately enforcing laws already on the books. >> this is the first
KRON
Dec 13, 2011 6:00am PST
from canada to texas. >>mark: will be right back as the kron4 news continues furious here is a live look outside on this tuesday morning. it is even colder out in tahoe. >> dot >>mark: r. irani and authorities have shrugged off the u.s. request to return their drown. they say that the u.s. should apologize for invading iranian airspace instead of asking for the drawing back. the drone was captured about 140 mi. and cited the iranian border. the president says the u.s. wants the top-secret technology back and has made a formal request. >>darya: it could be a white christmas in seven california. snow is falling near and turning slushy-- turning slushy. these are the mountains of los angeles county. a winter storm warning is in effect until noon today. there are some clouds, not too many drivers on the roads. everyone here is complaining that there is no snow. a lot of the kids are on a christmas break, last year was a huge blockbuster year. >>james: we could not do enough stories about how much snow the resorts or getting. this year, a big difference. they have nothing. we have low-ly
NBC
Dec 13, 2011 6:00pm EST
? >> but also attached a provision to green light the keystone excel from canada to texas. >> shovel ready. not fake shovel ready. >> i am hopeful that the senate leaders will come to their senses. >> they say it is a non-starter. and so the white house. >> we should not be messing around with extraneous and ideological fights that only prevent us from doing the people's business. >> the white house went on to explain why it would be told. does the burden of paying for it on working families. nikole killion, wbal-tv 11 news. >> your insta-weather + forecast with tom tasselmyer. >> temperatures this morning back to below 20's in many areas but warmed up nicely, a little warmer than normal on this 13th day of december. 52 currently at the inner harbor. you can see the normal high is only 46 degrees. the record high, a balmy 69 going back to 1889. the record low? seven degrees back in 1962. 40 degrees in the city right now, starting to get chile up towards manchester. 36 there. no. harford county, 40 degrees. eastern shore, a little on the cooler side, 41 of originally come 41 ocean city. of
CBS
Dec 12, 2011 11:00pm EST
've learned that when you ask someone in texas if they want "big" savings on car insurance, it's a bit like asking if they want a big hat... ...'scuse me... ...or a big steak... ...or big hair... i think we have our answer. geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. >>> it's 30 degrees and clear in central maryland right now. the complete warning weather is coming up. a famous music produce dies days after he is shot by a gunman in downtown hollywood. >> ohmy oh my god, are you all right? >> reporter: he was shot friday during 26-year-old tyler brem's violent street rampage. brem was killed by police. friends say brem was upset over a recent break up. >>> outbreak continues in russia. supporters of putin rallied after they won a narrow majority. putin will face a challenge by billionaire bucorof in march's presidential election. >>> the organizers of occupy wall street movement are claiming victory after a protest shut down a port. in oakland large crowds marched over an overpass and shut down that road. some truckers who were prevented from workers say
ABC
Dec 12, 2011 11:00pm EST
to texas governor rick perry during the debate. it is an outrage that he raising it, and i put in a table. number on the my wife said afterwards, "mitt, things well, but not one of them. >> mitt romney spent today in new hampshire as he tries to get the primaryt for for thext month, and as current gop front runner, newt he debated jon huntsman in a lincoln-douglas style debate in manchester. he is meeting its competitors in new hampshire. earlier in the day, newt gingrich held a town hall the town of londonderry. >>> still to come on abc7 news at 11:00, money and the women who make a lot of it. and men and female breadwinners. >>> reaction various duet effort on fack[ baby coughing ] [ coughing continues ] [ female announcer ] more pollution from power plants means more childhood asthma attacks. [ labored breathing ] there's technology that makes the air cleaner, but too many plants don't use it. we can't wait. epa must update power plant standards to protect our kids. [ baby coughing ] so i used my citi thank you card to pi up some accessories. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl woul
ABC
Dec 13, 2011 4:30am EST
. this is in edinburg texas , the gun was not fired on campus. the shooting could have been the result of hunters. the school is near several deer leases. someone had gotten in to a serious accident. two of the kids were bleeding. we heard on one of the radios, someone had gotten shot. >> a few hunters were requested but police are investigating. the boys are undergoing surgery. >>> jerry sandusky isn't the only person heading to court regarding penn state scandal. six students arraigned and charged for tipping a news van over following the firing of joe paterno. 37 people total face charges from the riots. all the misdemeanors were send down a summons and sent out by the mail. policy is considered that some say is behind the times. minnesota largest school district is considering allowing teachers to talk about homo sexuality and scrapping the policy. parents are optimistic for the changes and say there are bullying at the school. >> i want to be excited and hopeful that things can move forward for gay students, but i'm worried. >> district officials introduced a proposal monday night allowing t
ABC
Dec 13, 2011 5:30am EST
that has to last them the rest of the time. mexico, texas, feeding in to the sis tome, energy in the atmosphere. like last week, most of the energy will ride up in to the great lakes. we will stay on the warm side, mid-50s to 60s on thursday. this front swings through in a diminished form with showers. nothing like the rain. at once front swings through, there maybe a wave of low pressure that catches up to the cold air and could spell out something different saturday morning. we will talk about 52 after the frosty start. milder than yesterday. we are mixing the high clouds. 30 overnight. we watch the clouds become prominent the next couple of days, hitting the low 50s too many. 58, perhaps 60 thursday. late day thundershowers, probably ending friday morning. next wave after mid night on friday in to saturday morning. a better chance south of baltimore and we clear up during mid-morning, we will hit 43, 45, dry sundays. here is angela with traffic. >>> on the roadways this morning, a bit of good news, weave cleared the accident we had in abington, clear on pulaski highway. we
CBS
Dec 13, 2011 12:00pm EST
diego, rain, mountain snows here. jet stream coming across texas and mexico. this storm is producing rain in arizona, new mexico and colorado and utah. rain for the central part of the country. extending in toward the ohio and tennessee valley. looks like this stuff is making a beeline toward us. the conditions aren't favorable for this to continue to move in our direction. west of us in the shenandoah valley and western maryland, not out of the question that a little of this will sneak toward you. here we are tomorrow morning during the morning hours tomorrow. so, that's an outside chance, better chance in pennsylvania and far western maryland than -- we'll actually have a much better chance for this moisture to make it here during the day on thursday and behind it, we'll cool down for the weekend. looking ahead, today, about 50, maybe even the lower 50s. we'll peak out in the next couple of hours. northwest winds at 10 or so. lighter winds in the 30s. partly to mostly cloudy skies. 52 tomorrow. thursday, mid to upper 50s with some showers developing. midday for the afternoon. frida
CBS
Dec 13, 2011 6:00pm EST
from canada to texas. president obama would veto that bill, the president wants the holiday recess put off until there's a deal. >> the president is going to insist they stay here until they get it done. >> the congressional recess is scheduled to begin late next week. so the holidays could arrive before an agreement is ever reached. >>> tonight, four occupy d.c. protesters say they won't eat anything until congress starts talking about a full voting voice. right now, the district has a delegates, but eleanor cannot cast the vote. the protesters are demanding to meet with republican congressman, david issa who sits on the affairs, but the congressman has the continuing protests in mcpherson square. he wants the up tieror department to explain why the occupy protesters have been allowed to camp out in the park in the first place. taxpayers spent some $400,000 to renovate that square and it's being destroyed by the protests. the national park service does allow 24 hour demonstrations. congressman would like to explain the difference. >>> tonight at 7:00, more on that courtroom bomb she
CBS
Dec 12, 2011 6:00pm PST
them operate trash compactors and dough mixers. the texas-based parent company that owns chuck e. cheeses has not commented but the feds say the company has agreed to pay $28,000 in fines and comply with federal regulations. >>> first there was black friday, then cyber monday. and now it is green monday. from the consumer watch, julie watts explains why the surge in shopping this holiday season translates into a record season for shippers. hey, julie? >> reporter: hi there, dana. that is right. green monday, it is one of the biggest shopping days for online retailers, but it is also the single biggest shipping day for fedex. and as it turns out, the two are directly related. >> how much of your holiday shopping have you done on line? >> i would say 85-90%. >> a majority of my shopping is online shopping. >> reporter: holiday cyber sales are up 15%, totaling more than $25 billion so far. and experts say that's the primary reason fedex is expected to make 17 million deliveries today alone. making it the busiest day in the company's 40-year history. >> consumers are spending more, b
MSNBC
Dec 13, 2011 10:00am PST
. >> an amendment green lighting the pipeline from canada to texas need senate to determine the tax cut doa. >>> a surprise play passing on his right to a pretrial hearing today. >> put together the best possible defense that we can do. stay the course to fight -- we will wait for the opportunity to present our side and we couldn't do that today. >> and freedom fight. the wife of an american contractor jailed in cuba for two years makes an emotional plea for his release. >>> good day. i'm andrea mitchell live in washington. in our daily fix today, new polling from nbc news and the wall street journal shows with the first voting only three weeks from today, republicans are not happy with tlir choices. only 21% of registered republicans say that the current field is strong. with many good candidates to choose from. 51% call their choices average. 27% say the field is weak with hardly any good choices. chris alisa is managing editor of post politics.com. there is a look at the poll. what does this tell us about the mood of the electorate certainly out there in iowa and the field, republican ch
MSNBC
Dec 13, 2011 11:00am PST
returned to be reunited with loved ones in texas. 200 soldiers returned in iraq in time for the holidays. they spent four months training and advising and assisting the iraqi army. another group is expected to return later this evening. a nice picture to show you. an investigation under way after four soldiers were killed in a training mission in washington state. this is video from near the crash site at a joint base. the army said the accident involved two helicopters and they are not sure if they collided or crashed separately. live from the pentagon, what else do we know about the investigation? >> investigators don't know exactly what happened, but it appears that the two small two-man helicopters were in fact on a training mission south of seattle last night. it appears that they collided in mid-air. again, investigators don't know for sure, but all four crew members on the two helicopters were killed. as we saw those pictures, troops returning for iraq and all american forces are to be out of iraq by the end of this year. this is a stark reminder that even in simple training missi
CBS
Dec 13, 2011 5:00pm EST
of us. from illinois down through north texas. to the north, a little light snow. a little heavier activity of snow. in utah, western colorado and northern arizona. flagstaff to wind slow there. -- wins slow there. there that is not moving in our direction. cold air in the west. milder. jet stream stays way up to the north. now, there's clouds out to the west. we'll see a few clouds in the area during the day tomorrow. but on thursday, that low pressure passes to the west. it will be dragging in a frontal system toward our region. mild air ahead of it. the front will bring us showers on thursday. and cools down. back to normal temperatures. winds tomorrow, becoming southeast. very light at 5 knots. bay temp, right around 46. sunrise, 7:18. sets. and there you go. 4:44. tonight, generally clear, upper 20s to low 30s in the city. this morning, the city was 35 degrees. they've still not seen freezing. 54 degrees tomorrow, with clouds and sunshine. very nice, mild afternoon. even warmer on thursday. but we'll have a risk of some showers thursday afternoon. which is pretty typical this
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